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Kurtz, Howard 1953-

Overview
Works: 40 works in 101 publications in 4 languages and 6,689 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Classifications: E885, 973.929092
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Spin cycle : inside the Clinton propaganda machine by Howard Kurtz ( Book )
12 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Hot air : all talk, all the time by Howard Kurtz ( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the popularity and influence of television and radio talk shows with American society and includes discussion of some of the more noted personalities
The fortune tellers : inside Wall Street's game of money, media, and manipulation by Howard Kurtz ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Howard Kurtz reports on the Wall Street media machine, which, he contends, spins news events and manipulates financial data in ways that produce windfalls for some investors and losses for others
Media circus : the trouble with America's newspapers by Howard Kurtz ( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journalists may have been considered heroes in the days of Watergate, bringing down a president and upholding our country's ideals of truth and justice, but today reporters are seen as a petulant, sleazy, and haughty bunch. Politicians of all stripes routinely bash the media, and the public has endorsed limits on the press that would have been unthinkable a generation ago. One of the handful of reporters who gets any respect these days is Howard Kurtz of The Washington Post. Kurtz's beat is the press itself, and he never lacks for material. Covering one's peers is a perilous task, but Kurtz is universally acknowledged as a scrupulous reporter, as well as a dogged investigator and lucid writer who can get the bottom of any story - especially the story behind the story. His articles are considered required reading in political circles, especially because he is not afraid to take his own paper to task for its misjudgments. There are no sacred cows in Kurtz's world; in fact, the standing joke in the Post newsroom is that people get nervous when they see him approaching, pen and pad in hand. In Media Circus, Kurtz ventures into America's newsrooms and press galleries to show how newspapers have bungled so many of the important stories of recent years. What he sees is not pretty: editors missing the HUD and S & L scandals while showcasing media manipulators like Donald Trump and Al Sharpton; reporters seduced by power at the White House and during the Gulf war; newspaper coverage of William Kennedy Smith and Clarence Thomas sinking into the gutter; the press continuing to shoot itself in the foot, repeatedly sidetracked by trivia and sleaze during the 1992 presidential campaign. Kurtz pulls no punches in reporting how the press has sacrificed its credibility while failing to stem the tide of newspaper closings, and how racial tensions and ethical lapses have become staples of the new newsroom culture. Laying bare the yawning gaps in the information we receive from our daily papers, Kurtz casts a highly critical eye on the work of his ink-stained colleagues. In its depth, scope, and candor, Media Circus rivals the best books written about how newspapers really work, and testifies to Kurtz's skill in reporting from "the belly of the beast."
Reality show : inside the last great television news war by Howard Kurtz ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An analysis of the current status of network television news in America examines the personal lives of the anchors, how they see their role, and how the news is packaged and presented
Spin cycle : how the White House and the media manipulate the news by Howard Kurtz ( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spin Cycle is the first behind-the-scenes account of the White House political operation as it packages and shapes the news by manipulating, misleading, and in some cases, intimidating the press. It is also the tale of how some of the nation's top journalists buy into these efforts and, often, put their own spin on the news. Compelling, infuriating, often devastatingly funny, this is the story you should read before you pick up the newspaper tomorrow morning
Reinventing the newspaper : essays by Frank Denton ( Book )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Jayson Blair story favoritism and plagiarism at The New York Times ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"African-American journalist Jayson Blair has been pilloried as the personification of affirmative action out of control. Was it race that fueled his rapid promotions at the New York Times and prompted management to essentially ignore reports of his inaccurate work? In this ABC News program, correspondent Bob Jamieson chronicles the sensational rise and fall of Jayson Blair"--Container
The fortune tellers inside Wall Street's game of money, media, and manipulation by Howard Kurtz ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Howard Kurtz turns his skeptical eye on the business-media revolution that has transformed the American economy. He uncovers the backstage pressures at television shows and the real-time operations in the very arena where fortunes are made and lost with stunning swiftness. He reports from inside the Wall Street media machine and lays bare the bitter feuds, cozy friendships, and whispered leaks that move the markets
Spin cycle by Howard Kurtz ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Washington Post reporter Howard Kurtz's analysis of former President Bill Clinton's propaganda machine, arguably the most skilled and successful team of White House spin doctors in history
Digital dirt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
ABC News anchor Ted Koppel and Howard Kurtz, of the Washington Post, assess the implications of internet publishing for both journalism professionals and cyberspace netizens
Das Buch vom grossen Treck by Otto Engelhardt-Kyffhäuser ( Book )
1 edition published in 1942 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fōchun terāzu : Itsuwari no yogenshatachi : Uōrugai media to kabuka no kikenna kankei by Howard Kurtz ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cao zong quan : Kelindun xin wen xuan chuan ji qi nei mu by Howard Kurtz ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in Chinese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beam-solid interactions and phase transformations : symposium held December 2-4, 1985, Boston, Massachusets, U.S.A. by Symposium on Beam-Solid Interactions and Phase Transformations ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reality show : inside the last great television news show by Howard Kurtz ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lord Byron's sämmtliche Werke by George Gordon Byron Byron ( Book )
1 edition published in 1839 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Oberschlesische Vorgeschichte : Geschichte der Bodendenkmalpflegestelle der Provinz Oberschlesien by Howard Kurtz ( Book )
1 edition published in 1927 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The trial of Marshal Ney; his last years and death by Harold Kurtz ( Book )
1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Der Jugend-Missions-Bund by Howard Kurtz ( Book )
1 edition published in 1912 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
カーツ, ハワード
Languages
English (75)
German (4)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)
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